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dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
bastard - illegitimate child
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal